May 30, 2018

I grew up in Ontario but left after university.  I left for work but I am really happy that I left and had the opportunity to see and experience other parts of Canada.  I went west and just continued moving in that direction, one province at a time.  Being a mine engin...

May 29, 2018

I mentioned in my last post that I would be making fat bombs to show in this post.  I only made two types as I only had enough ice cube trays for two types.  The first was a cheesecake flavored fat bomb.  I had a quick lick of the spoon when I was done putting everythi...

May 27, 2018

I spent some time putting together a few breakfasts for my Keto diet.  I think a lot of people find breakfast on this diet to be easy but I am not a huge fan of eggs so I definitely find it more challe

nging.  Part of my preparation was eggs.  I made scrambled eggs and...

May 26, 2018

This tip is for anyone that is relatively new to knitting or crocheting.  Or perhaps you have been doing it for a while but haven't come across this gem.  Ravelry is an online community of fiber enthusiasts.  To access, you have to make a membership but it is free...

May 25, 2018

There have been multiple times in my life where I have struggled with my weight.  Like many women, I do not have an overactive metabolism and it often feels like my metabolism moves at a snails pace.  I am also an emotional eater.  Combine those two and you get weight...

May 25, 2018

Today I had the opportunity to talk to my step-daughter's class about mining and the environment.  I had a great time and the students had a ton of questions - something that shows me they are interested.  I talked about how the different stages of mining impact the en...

May 23, 2018

I’ve been to Disney World twice in my life – once when I was very young and again in September 2017.  During my recent trip, I spent most of my time with my daughter and my husband spent most of his time with the older kids.  Understandably, the older kids weren’t sati...

May 19, 2018

It is so challenging when you baby is sick.  It can also be frustrating that the only thing you can give them as far as making them feel better is Tylenol.  This tip was given to me by a fellow mom.  She told me, only buy medications that are dye free.  You might be th...

May 16, 2018

If any of you have been on my Facebook page, I’m sure you’ll realize that I have started my own business selling baby hats.  I’ve been knitting and crocheting for so long, you might be wondering ‘why now?’  Well, it is basically because of my family.  A lady I worked w...

May 13, 2018

I just want to say a quick Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms out there.  I have a new colour combination to share as well.  I thought is was a bit bold, having a black base and the purple is just gorgeous (but purple is my favorite colour).  Have a great day and en...

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